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Greece’s Varoufakis to meet Lagarde ahead of IMF deadline

Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis will meet IMF chief Christine Lagarde in Washington on Sunday, ahead of the country’s April 9 deadline for its next payment to the fund. Full News here – Latest News

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Greece’s Tsipras to meet ministers as creditors ponder overhauls

Greece’s Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is to hold a cabinet meeting Sunday as Greek officials and creditors in Brussels discuss overhauls the country proposes to secure more funds from the euro-area to stave off fiscal collapse. Full News here – Latest News

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Greece’s Alternate FinMin Tsakalotos says Athens ‘prepared for rift’

Greece’s Alternate Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos on Friday made waves by saying that the Greek government was “always prepared for a rift.” Full News here – Latest News

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Greece’s German allies dismayed as Tsipras fails to convince

Even Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’s friends in Germany are increasingly exasperated about his government after a visit to Berlin fueled skepticism that he can do what’s needed to end the impasse over Greece’s finances. Full News here – Latest News

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Greece’s lenders skeptical on new bills but focus on funding needs

European officials have expressed concern that the Greek government has not consulted with its partners over its plans to bring new legislation to Parliament this week but the greatest focus appears to be on how Athens will cover its immediate funding needs. Full News here – Latest News

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Greece’s new government wins confidence vote in parliament

Greece’s SYRIZA-led government has won a confidence vote in Parliament, ahead of high-stakes talks in Brussels with bailout creditors. Full News here – Latest News

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Greece’s Tsipras says optimistic for ‘viable’ solution with EU

Greece’s new Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said during a visit to Brussels on Wednesday that he believed it was possible to find a solution to the debt standoff between Athens and the EU. Full News here – Latest News

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Tsipras extends SYRIZA olive branch on Greece’s economy

Greece’s opposition Syriza leader Alexis Tsipras said his party will respect European Union fiscal rules and commit to targets on eliminating the deficit, in a further olive branch to the country’s creditors as he moves closer to winning power. Tspiras, 4… … Full News here – Latest News

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1/17/2015: Focus: Watching Greece’s winged winter tourists with the Hellenic Ornithological Society

As a flight of cormorants swooped in to land and a sparrowhawk chased a hooded crow, dozens of binoculars turned to follow the action, accompanied by oohs and aahs. The excursion organized by the Hellenic Ornithological Society to the Kotychi-Strofilia… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Greece’s Jumbo says first-half sales up 7.7 pct

Greece’s biggest toy retailer Jumbo said on Thursday that sales for the fiscal first half to Dec. 2014 rose 7.7 percent thanks to strong growth outside its home market. The company, which operates 53 stores in Greece and another 17 in Cyprus, Bulgaria and… … Full News here – Latest News

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Greece’s orange harvest seen falling 12 pct as Italy’s drops

Orange production in Greece is set to decline after damaging rain in May and June, while Italy’s output will also fall, according to the Foreign Agricultural Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Greece’s crop will drop to 850,000 metric tons in … … Full News here – Latest News

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Greece’s political crisis sends bond yields soaring

Prime Minister Antonis Samaras’s failure to gather enough backing for his presidential candidate is creating havoc in Greece’s bond market. Ten-year bonds are down for a fourth month, the longest stretch since 2011. The yield on three-year notes climbed o… … Full News here – Latest News

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Violent Protests in Athens: Greece

Violent Protests in Athens: Greece’s Young Anarchists (Part 2) – Athens Video

Subscribe to VICE News here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE-News On December 6, protests in Athens and other Greek cities broke out on the sixth anniversary…

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What SYRIZA says about Greece’s economy, its debt and the euro

Led by Alexis Tsipras, Syriza is Greece’s biggest opposition party and has pledged to annul the country’s bailout agreement should it take power. An acronym for Coalition of the Radical Left, Syriza vows to renegotiate repayment terms on loans from euro m… … Full News here – Latest News

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Lower provisions and energy costs boost Greece’s PPC Q3 profit

Greece’s dominant power utility PPC on Thursday reported a 29.7 percent rise in third-quarter core profit, helped by lower provisions for past due electricity bills and softer energy costs. Earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization (EBI… … Full News here – Latest News

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